Tag: Fauci, Anthony S

Coronavirus Live Updates: Hospitals Run Low on Supplies as the U.S. Death Toll Nears 10,000

Here’s what you need to know: ImageFirst responders transporting a patient outside of Winthrop Hospital in Mineola, New York, Sunday.Credit…Johnny Milano for The New York Times Cuomo says there may be a plateau, but New York still faces a dire emergency. New York City remained the center for the outbreak, with harrowing scenes of panicked […]

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump’s Advisers Spar Over Untested Drug

Here’s what you need to know: ImageDr. Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and President Trump at a news conference with the coronavirus task force in Washington on Sunday.Credit…Anna Moneymaker/The New York Times Debate roils White House over an untested drug the president insists on promoting. President Trump […]

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Ignoring Expert Opinion, Trump Again Promotes Use of Hydroxychloroquine

President Trump doubled down Sunday on his push for the use of an anti-malarial drug against the coronavirus, issuing medical advice that goes well beyond scant evidence of the drug’s effectiveness as well as the advice of doctors and public health experts. Mr. Trump’s recommendation of hydroxychloroquine, for the second day in a row at […]

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Amid Warnings of a Coronavirus ‘Pearl Harbor,’ Governors Walk a Fine Line

As the surgeon general told the nation to brace for “our Pearl Harbor moment” of cascading coronavirus deaths in the week ahead, several governors said on Sunday that their states were in urgent need of federal help and complained that they had been left to compete for critical equipment in the absence of a consistent […]

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The Rising Heroes of the Coronavirus Era? Nations’ Top Nerds

BRUSSELS — If it weren’t the age of social distancing, people would stop them on the street to take selfies. Instead, they get adoring messages on social media. Others appear on television daily. The new celebrities emerging across Europe as the coronavirus burns a deadly path through the continent are not actors or singers or […]

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Tensions Persist Between Trump and Medical Advisers Over the Coronavirus

WASHINGTON — Rarely has the schism between President Trump and his own public health advisers over the coronavirus pandemic been put on display quite so starkly. Even as he announced a new federal recommendation on Friday that Americans wear masks when out in public, he immediately disavowed it: “I am choosing not to do it.” […]

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Late Night Hosts Join the Anthony Fauci Fan Club

Welcome to Best of Late Night, a rundown of the previous night’s highlights that lets you sleep — and lets us get paid to watch comedy. If you’re interested in hearing from The Times regularly about great TV, sign up for our Watching newsletter and get recommendations straight to your inbox. Immunology? That’s Hot. The […]

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After Threats, Anthony Fauci to Receive Enhanced Personal Security

WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, the nation’s leading expert on infectious diseases, who has become a regular at President Trump’s coronavirus briefings, will receive enhanced personal security after receiving threats following his repeated pleas for Americans to help slow the spread of the deadly pandemic, officials said on Wednesday. Dr. Fauci has been the […]

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Late-Night TV Is Back: No Studios, No Audiences, No Problems (Mostly)

A few days ago, Samantha Bee was filming a segment for her TBS late-night series, “Full Frontal With Samantha Bee,” when she encountered a complication she had never dealt with before. “There was literally a screeching hawk, circling up in the sky,” she recalled, speaking from her home in upstate New York where she and […]

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Trump Confronts a New Reality Before an Expected Wave of Disease and Death

WASHINGTON — Five weeks ago, when there were 60 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the United States, President Trump expressed little alarm. “This is a flu,” he said. “This is like a flu.” He was still likening it to an ordinary flu as late as Friday. By Tuesday, however, with more than 187,000 recorded […]

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C.D.C. Weighs Advising Everyone to Wear a Mask

Should healthy people be wearing masks when they’re outside to protect themselves and others? Both the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have repeatedly said that ordinary citizens do not need to wear masks unless they are sick and coughing. And as health care workers around the world face shortages […]

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Coronavirus Live Updates: 200,000 Americans Could Die, Warn Top Health Officials

Here’s what you need to know: 200,000 Americans could die even if the U.S. takes aggressive action, Fauci says. ImageDr. Anthony S. Fauci, center, at a coronavirus briefing earlier this month. Dr. Deborah L. Birx, behind him, leads the White House’s coronavirus task force.Credit…Al Drago for The New York Times Two of the top doctors […]

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Coronavirus Live Updates: 200,000 Americans Could Die, Warns Top Health Officials

Here’s what you need to know: 200,000 Americans could die even if the U.S. takes aggressive action, Fauci says. ImageDr. Anthony Fauci, center, at a coronavirus briefing earlier this month. Dr. Deborah Birx, behind him, leads the White House’s coronavirus task force.Credit…Al Drago for The New York Times Two of the top doctors advising President […]

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A Single Gesture Behind Trump Fuels an Online Conspiracy Theory

At a White House briefing on the coronavirus on March 20, President Trump called the State Department the “Deep State Department.” Behind him, Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, dropped his head and rubbed his forehead. Some thought Dr. Fauci was slighting the president, leading to […]

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Larry Kramer, AIDS Warrior, Takes on Another Plague

Larry Kramer, the AIDS activist who became that epidemic’s wrathful prophet, is now writing a play for the age of Covid-19, perhaps the last work he will ever write. “It’s about gay people having to live through three plagues,” he said Tuesday from his apartment in Greenwich Village, where he is becoming increasingly isolated. “I […]

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For Dr. Deborah Birx, Urging Calm Has Come With Heavy Criticism

WASHINGTON — The White House coronavirus task force has featured two trusted medical voices, diplomatic but authoritative, able to gently push back on President Trump without incurring his wrath: Drs. Anthony S. Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and Deborah L. Birx, the coronavirus response coordinator. But this week, […]

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Here’s what you need to know: The Senate unanimously passed a $2 trillion stimulus plan. ImageSenator Chuck Schumer of New York, the Democratic leader, at a news conference after the vote on Wednesday.Credit…Anna Moneymaker/The New York Times The Senate voted unanimously on Wednesday to approve a sweeping, $2 trillion fiscal measure to shore up the […]

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Man Fatally Poisons Himself While Self-Medicating for Coronavirus, Doctor Says

An Arizona man died and his wife was hospitalized after officials said they treated themselves on Sunday with a deadly home remedy for the new coronavirus — a popular fish tank additive that has the same active ingredient as an anti-malaria drug. The drug, known as chloroquine phosphate or chloroquine, has been bandied about by […]

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Trump Has Given Unusual Leeway to Fauci, but Aides Say He’s Losing His Patience

President Trump has praised Dr. Anthony S. Fauci as a “major television star.” He has tried to demonstrate that the administration is giving him free will to speak. And he has deferred to Dr. Fauci’s opinion several times at the coronavirus task force’s televised briefings. But Dr. Fauci, the director of the National Institute of […]

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In Daily Coronavirus Briefing, Trump Tries to Redefine Himself

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s campaign rallies have been canceled for the foreseeable future. His noisy back-and-forths with reporters on the South Lawn, half drowned out by the whir of Marine One behind him, have also disappeared. And with almost no meetings or foreign leaders visiting the Oval Office, Mr. Trump can no longer invite the […]

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